Lyft introduces “Amp” for improved driver-passenger matching and communication

As easy as it is to call an Lyft or an Uber nowadays, there are still some small annoyances with the service. One of the challenges to ride sharing is identifying the car picking you up. Continue reading “Lyft introduces “Amp” for improved driver-passenger matching and communication”

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8 Getaround tips to make the service optimal by saving you money and time

Getaround is basically an Airbnb for car owners. Unlike Lyft or Uber, where the owners actually chauffeur you around, Getaround is a person-to-person carsharing service that allows owners to make their personal cars available to rent. Continue reading “8 Getaround tips to make the service optimal by saving you money and time”

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Receive a Gregorys Coffee $5 promo code for 1st time mobile app users (2020)

Are you a “Gregular“, but tired of the stamp card loyalty cards? Don’t fret, in 2017 Gregorys Coffee released their mobile app that will serve as your virtual punch card from here on out. Continue reading “Receive a Gregorys Coffee $5 promo code for 1st time mobile app users (2020)”

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The Coffee Bean & Teaf Leaf finally releases mobile app

Listen, I love The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf  but for a company with hundreds of locations internationally they really should have had a mobile app many years ago. Continue reading “The Coffee Bean & Teaf Leaf finally releases mobile app”

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How to disable ‘VerifiedBySecuredLtd’ spam notifications in Android

Have you noticed a new notification from ‘Verifiedbysecuredltd’? The icon that appears with these ‘Verifiedbysecuredltd’ popups is the Chrome icon, so what gives? Is Chrome actually safe? Continue reading “How to disable ‘VerifiedBySecuredLtd’ spam notifications in Android”

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How does TodayTix’s Broadway ticket Lottery work?

Do you like to watch Broadway Shows? Do the long lines outside the theatre halls irritate you? Continue reading “How does TodayTix’s Broadway ticket Lottery work?”

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TodayTix London is a huge step forward in theatre world

The mobile Broadway ticketing app, TodayTix, has scaled a new height of success in the world of entertainment and now they’re crossing the ocean. Continue reading “TodayTix London is a huge step forward in theatre world”

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How to get a TodayTix discount in San Francisco

San Francisco, it is SHOW TIME! Continue reading “How to get a TodayTix discount in San Francisco”

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Lyft in Baltimore: Save $50 on your first Lyft ride in Baltimore

Lyft, launched in 2012 in San Francisco, CA, currently provide services to 195 cities across the US. From San Francisco to NYC, it covers a lot of major cities, one of which is Baltimore. Continue reading “Lyft in Baltimore: Save $50 on your first Lyft ride in Baltimore”

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How to use Lyft in Detroit and using it to DTW (Detroit’s airport)

Lyft brands itself as your friendly neighborhood ride-sharing service and it’s grown significantly in Detroit. Launched as a mobile app in the summer of 2012 as a service of Zimride, it has grown exponentially ever since. Continue reading “How to use Lyft in Detroit and using it to DTW (Detroit’s airport)”

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Quick guide to using Lyft in Minneapolis-St. Paul (and $50 code)

There have been some exciting innovations to the personal transportation industry in the last decade. One of those innovations is the advent of rideshare companies such like Uber and Lyft. In this post, we’ll focus specically on Lyft (because I dislike Uber). Continue reading “Quick guide to using Lyft in Minneapolis-St. Paul (and $50 code)”

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Lyft can pickup passengers from LAX now (w/$50 code)

For more than two years, Lyft and Uber have been able to drop off, but not pick up from LAX. That’s until tomorrow when travelers will be able to request a Lyft from Los Angeles International airport (LAX) legally. Continue reading “Lyft can pickup passengers from LAX now (w/$50 code)”

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How to fix your TVPad service (when it isn’t your internet connection)

As best you’ve can, you’ve determined your TVPad device is working just fine; there’s just a blank, black screen. If you can get to the screen and select an app, it never conects. Continue reading “How to fix your TVPad service (when it isn’t your internet connection)”

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TVPad with no signal? Here’s why your TVPad isn’t working

Has your TVPad not been receiving a signal? The good news is that it’s probably not your fault. Thousands of TVPad users are being blocked and receiving no signal even though the device is on and their internet connection is good.

How to force Chromecast to recognize video files on your Android phone

From movies to TV shows, downloading video has never been easier or faster. Earlier today, I downloaded a 600 MB one-hour video in fewer than seven minutes… on my phone. Continue reading “How to force Chromecast to recognize video files on your Android phone”

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Is it safe to use Tiket.com to book Indonesian flights from U.S.?

With an itinerary set for a trip to Indonesia, I wanted to start booking my internal flights to Yogyakarta and Bali within the country. Continue reading “Is it safe to use Tiket.com to book Indonesian flights from U.S.?”

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TVPad Remotes: Here’s what the remote looked like for TVPads 1-4

Before TVPad was shut down by a lawsuit last month, the streaming TV device maker released four models of their popular TVPad. Continue reading “TVPad Remotes: Here’s what the remote looked like for TVPads 1-4”

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What to do with the “TVpad user does not exist” error message?

This problem doesn’t show up as often with bigger TVPad problems out there, but if you run across the “TVpad user does not exist” error message, here’s how to fix it. Continue reading “What to do with the “TVpad user does not exist” error message?”

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What are the best TVPad alternatives?

Now that TVPad is no longer, how can you stream shows from Hong Kong, China, Taiwan and Korea? Continue reading “What are the best TVPad alternatives?”

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It costs approximately $32 to take a Lyft to/from LGA to Lower Manhattan

If you follow this site (wow, your life) then you know that I am a big proponent of Lyft and especially when compared to Uber. Specifically, when I do use Lyft, I use their “Line” service because it’s economically sensible. Continue reading “It costs approximately $32 to take a Lyft to/from LGA to Lower Manhattan”

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Problem with TVPad? Use this workaround to get TVPad working again

As we mentioned in a previous post, TVPad users are experiencing problems due to the the company being sued and shut down by a lawsuit brought by TVB, The Dish Network and CCTV, among others. Continue reading “Problem with TVPad? Use this workaround to get TVPad working again”

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How to change the DNS on TVPad

With TVPad being court-ordered to shut down, thousands of their users have been left with a device that no longer works. Continue reading “How to change the DNS on TVPad”

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How does Facebook’s ‘Safety Check’ work and know my location?

Facebook’s ‘Safety Check’ feature has been receiving attention after the social media company activated it after the Paris attacks. Continue reading “How does Facebook’s ‘Safety Check’ work and know my location?”

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How to stop continuous Google Drive “uploading file” notification on Android phones

I’ve experienced a weird quirk a couple times when uploading into Google Drive on my Android. Continue reading “How to stop continuous Google Drive “uploading file” notification on Android phones”

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